‘I'm writing a book – warts and all'
New UK|August 10, 2020
‘I'm writing a book – warts and all'
Loose Women panellist Linda Robson on overcoming her mental health struggles and wanting to play a baddie
GEMMA McCARTNEY

There’s no denying Linda Robson has battled through a particularly difficult couple of years. After suffering a breakdown during a trip to Ibiza with her Loose Women pals in 2018, the actress, 62, was taken to rehab clinic The Priory by friend and fellow panellist Stacey Solomon.

Linda spent two months battling her demons as she sought treatment for alcoholism, OCD and anxiety.

When we catch up with the star, we’re chuffed to hear she’s feeling much better – and she’s just finished up a spot of exercise. “I’ve been doing yoga every morning with my husband Mark [Dunford],” she tells us.

Linda, who is mum to Lauren, 37, Louis, 28, and Roberta, 24, speaks fondly about her past jobs in telly, including the iconic sitcom Birds Of A Feather, which she hints might be making a comeback. Here, she reminisces about her 50-year career, spills on a new project with pal Lesley Joseph and reveals she’ll soon be penning a tell-all book…

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August 10, 2020